Friday, 29 September 2017

Kerala trains local leaders on climate change

Climate variability is something that elected representatives of panchayats are facing. Kerala is training them to adapt and mitigate climate change. MORE ...

Kerala panchayat representatives getting trained at KILA (Pic courtesy: KILA).

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Save shola forests to combat climate change

It is necessary to protect the native forest ecosystem of the Western Ghats so that they can continue to be the water tower of the peninsula. Planting forests at random along the banks of rivers - as being advocated today in the Rally for Rivers - could be counterproductive. MORE ...

The native shola-grassland ecosystem of the Nilgiris, where wattle has also been planted.